Kate Garman

Kate Garman is the Innovation Analyst for the City of Kansas City, MO. She is the legal and policy analyst in the Office of Innovation, drafting ordinances and policy recommendations to foster a culture of innovation in Kansas City. In addition, Kate manages Kansas City's Innovation Partnership Program, a civic entrepreneurship program in which startup companies pilot technology solutions at City Hall. She attended the University of Missouri -- Kansas City School of Law, and served as the Student Editor-­in-­Chief of The Urban Lawyer, the national ABA publication on state and local governance. Prior to law school, Kate was with the law department of Black & Veatch for six years and has a Journalism degree from the University of Kansas